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The Sax Hauler: S/C'd TRD Pro lux truck

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by RyanL, May 18, 2017.

  1. May 18, 2017 at 1:44 PM
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    RyanL

    RyanL [OP] Well-Known Member

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    2015 Black TRD Pro DCSB (1 of 377 made)

    Go Fast, Sound Faster
    TRD Supercharger, under factory Platinum VSA warranty thru 2021
    TRD exhaust
    AFE Magnum Force Stage 2 Si intake

    First-Class Cabin
    Seats
    Katzkin 2-tone leather + red stitching + "TRD PRO" embroidered
    Katzkin Degreez heated & vented seats, modded for true A/C cooled seat action

    Sound

    Kenwood DDX9903S head unit + Maestro interface
    Focal IS 690 speakers, Kicker Key 180.4 amp
    JL Stealthbox, 10TW3-V4 subwoofer, JL 500W amp

    Gadgets

    Front camera
    Remote start
    Temp readout Gentex 453 rear view mirror + plus Homelink & compass
    ImMrYo bracket for raised mirror ^
    All-in-one remote flip key
    Tinted windows, Husky floor mats, Door sill protectors, Glove box organizer, Center console organizer, $2 stick-on blind spot mirrors, LED interior lights

    It's What's Outside That Matters
    Demello Rock Crusher sliders: armor + steps + door protectors. Love em.
    KO2s 265/75R16 on TRD Pro faux beadlock wheels
    Spidertrax 1.25" adapters
    Bed mat
    Trimmed OEM mud flaps (still work but look better & don't drag)
    ND4's fog light anytime mod
    Tailgate anti-theft hose clamp mod

    Suspension

    TRD Pro suspension
    Deaver 3-leaf AAL
    Toytec 1” front spacer Baja/Pro

    To Do List
    Make it even faster:
    2.7" supercharger pulley on Qwikchange hub [snout cutter received 5/3/19]
    URD fuel filter relocation kit with better pump
    Roush tensioner

    Current Pic
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    ^ Asphalt A-Lister. Boss of Blacktop. Concrete Crusher. Pavement Princess.


    As I found it in the wild, next to my old friend the '01 DCSB Limited
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    Step 1: remove poser steps ASAP
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    Step 2: install my favorite sliders, Demello Rock Crushers. They're great armor plus they work as steps (aka wife approved) and provide parking lot door ding protection

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    Step 3: Commence mall crawling. Reserved TRD Pro parking at Home Depot :bananadance:
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  2. May 18, 2017 at 1:44 PM
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    I LOVE the cooled seats. I turn that sucker on every time I get in the truck. Keeps the sax nice and chill too.
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    Besides playing sax, I also fix up vintage saxes as a hobby / side job. Helps to pay for Taco mods. This is when I picked up an early 1950s King Super 20 alto, before spending 45 hours overhauling it:
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    ^ Got it from an estate sale, the classic snowblower + sax bundle deal


    There are some fun trails around here. First time I got the truck dusty just a few minutes from home:
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    ^reverse angle


    A few months later did the 3.5 hr drive to Moab with my crawling enthusiast bro-in-law. Full writeup here
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    Pulls great when I need to haul stuff, too
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    I'm lucky to work with fellow car enthusiasts. Here's the (female) boss's Challenger R/T Shaker Scat Pack and coworker's Mustang GT Rousch clone with the best sounding exhaust out there:
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    New rubber last week. Jumped on a set of 265/75 KO2 (killer deal, $813 out the door installed at Discount) mostly to preempt me from talking myself into 285s. Sorta practical-ish.
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    ^how bout those beautiful mountains in the background though?
     
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  3. May 18, 2017 at 1:44 PM
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    "You should fix that whine" -wife
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    ^ the moneymaker

    Definitely gets up and going. It's hard to get traction when trying to shoot a gap turning onto a busy street ... s/c problems amiright?

    I average 16-17mpg, which is where I was with my half-as-fast '01. It's nice to surprise hot hatches and give them a run for their money at a stoplight.


    Last night I chopped my mud flaps. I didn't want to leave them off since I actually like blocking rocks & mud, but they hang SO LOW. Pretty simple work with a jigsaw and sanding belt.

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    ^ still can't figure out why in the world a Tacoma needs this one


    Check out those beefy sidewalls doing what they're made for - protecting me from those scary curbs:
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  4. May 18, 2017 at 1:45 PM
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    Sleipnir

    Sleipnir Still havent found that stupid snipe

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    So when can I buy it :anonymous:
     
  5. May 18, 2017 at 1:49 PM
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    I'd suggest the A-Pillor Ram mount mod I found on TW instead of the CD slot mount for you phone. Truck looks great! I usually don't like black rims on a black vehicle but with the silver ring they look good :cheers:

    Any pics of your compressor set up?
     
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  6. May 18, 2017 at 2:09 PM
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    Everything's for sale at the right price ... I'm also open for trade on a '63 split window Vette if you have one laying around :D
     
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  7. May 18, 2017 at 2:10 PM
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    Sleipnir Still havent found that stupid snipe

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    Usually my right price and your right price are not the same :rofl:

    All I have laying around is a '50 Chevy 3100 :bikewheelie:
     
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  8. May 18, 2017 at 2:10 PM
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    Thanks man, I appreciate the tip. I just got the CD slot one last night so I'm not married to it. What's the benefit of the pillar mount? I like that this one is centered for nav purposes since Entune is useless compared to Google maps
     
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  9. May 18, 2017 at 2:12 PM
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    Those are PRETTY. What engine?
     
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  10. May 18, 2017 at 2:12 PM
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    Sleipnir Still havent found that stupid snipe

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    A pillar works awesome but you could always to a tech deck and put a RAM mount there. You can find the tech deck in the FS section and there is a thread for the RAM A Pillar Mod. I did it and has worked great for me. Just need to get a smaller arm and put a USB power source on the driver side.
     
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    383 Stroker :D Having the whole thing rebuilt from the frame up
     
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  12. May 18, 2017 at 2:13 PM
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    I just like how it's out of the way but still accessible and it's super sturdy when you go off-road. I don't have 1st hand experience with the CD mount ones but the A-Pillar mod is one of my favorite additions to the truck.
     
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  13. May 18, 2017 at 2:15 PM
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    @Sleipnir I was thinking of getting a techdeck as well and using it for an iPad/iPad mini.

    I just run a usb cable from my head unit to my phone mount over the top of the steering wheel (for charging purposes), haven't had any issues with that.
     
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  14. May 18, 2017 at 2:22 PM
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    Sleipnir Still havent found that stupid snipe

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    I havent gotten the Tech Deck yet but was thinking about it too. I do the same thing with the usb cord but gets annoying when trying to run the cord mid drive
     
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    You guys seem to think my left hand is somehow not worthless for anything requiring coordination ... just steering is already pushing it, having a phone over there may be downright hazardous for me :anonymous:
     
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  16. May 19, 2017 at 9:04 AM
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    What kind of tenor you have there? looks amazing. Mine could probably use a tune up...
     
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  17. May 19, 2017 at 9:20 AM
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    That's the latest and greatest Cannonball. What do you play? Too bad you're not close, I could tune it up quick & easy for you.
     
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    aaaaaaaaaaaand subd. :thumbsup:
     
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  19. May 19, 2017 at 9:55 AM
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    :wave:
    also, Ron Swanson for president
     
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  20. May 25, 2017 at 11:49 PM
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    Got a bit sidetracked when I found a clean 1st gen for too good of a deal to pass up. Bought it last night.
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    It needs a little tlc but runs and drives beautifully. Frame is solid, spent most of its life in southern Utah.

    First things first, get those headlights shined up
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